Writing Rules

Articles submitted to the Journal of Political Administrative and Local Studies (JPAL) should be prepared according to the templates below.

Article templates:

  • Click for the single-author article writing template.
  • Click for the article writing template with two or more authors.
  • Click for the book review template.

        Click to see citation and references rules.

APA 7 citation system must be used in the articles.
Articles to be sent to our journal should be submitted with the user account opened through DergiPark.
Research articles and reviews of scientific books are published in Turkish or English.
Articles should not exceed 30 pages and 10 thousand words, including all tables, figures, references (bibliography) and appendices.
Articles should be prepared in A4 paper size, using Cambria font in MS Word program.
Main headings and sub-headings should be arranged in 11 point bold.
The text should be written in 11 pt. 6 nk paragraphs and single line spacing.
At the beginning of the articles, there should be Turkish and English abstracts
Abstracts should be between 200-250 words and include the purpose, scope, method and short results of the article.
Abstracts should be written in 9 font size, 0 pt paragraphs and single line spacing.
Minimum 3 and maximum 5 Turkish and English keywords should be written under the abstracts.
The introduction part should include the purpose, scope, method and research design of the study as an expanded version of the abstract.
All manuscripts that pass the review process and are accepted for publication should be accompanied by an extended English abstract of 750-1000 words. (For the articles written in Turkish)

Articles with a similarity ratio above 15%, excluding references, cannot be included even if the referee evaluation is positive.

Last Update Time: 4/18/24, 3:23:27 PM